LPSO Arrest 2 Alexandria Men for Shoplifting

Press Release – LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office has two suspects in custody after a shoplifting incident at Town and Country Sportsman Haven in Trout, La., earlier this morning. The owner of the store made contact with LPSO and advised that the suspects were heading West on US Highway 84.

LPSO officers were able to apprehend the suspects in Tullos, La. Marlon Taylor, 44, of Alexandria, and Joe Watson, 63, also of Alexandria, are each being booked on two counts of theft of goods, two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit theft of goods, two counts of theft of firearm, and two counts of criminal conspiracy to commit theft of firearm.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges are likely.